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Free will and modern science

Author: Richard Swinburne
Publisher: Oxford : Published for the British academy by Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: British Academy original paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Do humans have the kind of free will which makes them morally responsible for their actions? Essays by distinguished scientists and philosophers investigate whether neuroscience, Quantum theory or  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Swinburne
ISBN: 9780197264898 0197264891
OCLC Number: 875760116
Description: XVIII, 206 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword ; Introduction ; 1. Does Brain Science Change our View of Free Will? ; 2. Free Will and the Sciences of Human Agency ; 3. Physicalism and the Determination of Action ; 4. Dualism and the Determination of Action ; 5. Determinacy or its Absence in the Brain ; 6. Godel's incompleteness theorems, free will, and mathematical thought ; 7. Response to Feferman ; 8. The Impossibility of Ultimate Moral Responsibility? ; 9. Moral Responsibility and the Concept of Agency ; 10. Substance Dualism and its Rationale ; 11. What Kind of Responsibility must Criminal Law Presuppose?
Series Title: British Academy original paperbacks
Responsibility: edited by Richard Swinburne.

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